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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 28, 2014

EPHRAIM H. MORGAN *CSA*

1832 - 1911

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Ephraim H. Morgan enlisted into the Confederate Army on September 24, 1863 as a Private in Company G, 21st Georgia Volunteer Infantry. He surrendered at Tallahassee, Florida and was paroled and separated from service on May 25, 1865 at Thomasville, Ga.

 

Ephraim Morgan was born Nov. 6, 1832 and died June 17, 1911, to Samuel B. Morgan and Keziah Walker. He married Cinderella “Syndia/Linda” Harris, daughter of Ebenezer Harris and Martha Purdom. She was born Mar. 18, 1830 and died Apr. 21, 1918.

 

Ephraim and Cinderella had the following children:

 

(1) Gordon Franklin Morgan, born July 17, 1853 died June 18, 1947, married Queen Mary Moody Jan. 12, 1882, born Nov. 13, 1853 and died Feb. 17, 1951. Gordon and Queen are buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(2) Samuel B. Morgan, born June 25, 1854 died July 15, 1902, married Eliza Rebecca Rowell, Oct. 26, 1875, born Mar. 26, 1848. Samuel and Eliza are buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(3) Emily Morgan, born Mar. 1, 1856, died Dec. 11, 1857, buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(4) Berrie “Berry” Morgan, born June 20, 1857 married Mary Bennett.

 

(5) Ephraim M. Hawkins Morgan, born Feb. 10, 1859 died June 15, 1886 buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(6) Colonel Ebenezer Morgan, born Oct. 25, 1861 died Sept. 9, 1925 married Mary Elizabeth Riggins, daughter of Thomas Riggins and Harriett Riggins, she was born Apr. 13, 1851 and died May 13, 1938. Colonel and Mary are buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(7) Lettishia Morgan, born Oct. 11, 1865, died Jan 1, 1872 buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

(8) William Thomas Morgan, born May 6, 1872, died May 1, 1887 buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery. Ephraim and Cinderella are buried in Rob Lewis Cemetery.

 

Military service was researched and a stone was ordered by Gaynell H. Sasser on June 17, 2004, and placed on August 4, 2004 by Jerry Van Herrin.

 

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